Mulshi lake is just under an hours drive from pune. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions near pune. This lake is formed in the catchments area of mulshi dam.The lake is perfect weekend destination with it’s scenic surrounding and unexploited Sahyadri hilly terrains.
How to reach Mulshi Dam ?
Mulshi is about 35 Kms from Pune and to reach Mulshi from Pune one has to take the road leading to Pirangut from Chandni Chowk near Baner on the Pune bypass road.Misty green hills, few lost clouds meandering across a bright clear sky and a lake with sparkling blue water – This is the picture perfect beauty that awaits you at Mulshi.
How to reach Mulshi from Mumbai
Distance – 380 kms
Route from Tahmini Ghats viz. Kolad to Mulshi road is good and so is the route from Mulshi to Lonavala.
• Mumbai to Kolad is on the NH17 (130km).
• Kolad to Mulshi lake is on a new state highway connecting Pune with NH17(80km).
• Mulshi-Lonavala (60km).
• Lonavala-Mumbai on NH4 (110km).
Stop at karnala bird sanctuary for early b’fast.Mulshi for lunch. Lonavala for chikkis!
Mulshi Lake is amongst the most popular weekend get aways from Pune. Thanks to the salubrious weather all through the year, even in summers, Mulshi is a destination that has takers round the year.
Mulshi is one of the best spots near Pune for camping. A campfire near the lake is the perfect setting for a romantic evening. Lakeside Verandah is a good place if you want to rent a cottage, camping the premises is possible.
Mulshi is a good location for nature lovers
It is the best place for birdwatchers and photographers. Especially during the rainy season the lush green area becomes an irresistible temptation.
Monsoon is the best time to visit – Mulshi
Mulshi – A Mesmerizing experience during monsoon
‘Tamhini’ Ghat which is a local landmark and faces a steep cliff on one side and a really deep valley on the other. There is a century old temple of the ‘Vanjai’ mata around the place and is worth a visit. The road takes its way through extremely scenic valleys and cliffs at every turn. During Monsoon one gets to see many waterfalls. The road is also covered with monsoon mist. Monsoon happens to be the best time to drive around this area.
Google Map of Mulshi Dam/Mulshi Lake
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Compiled by: Townpune.com Team